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Senior Leadership

  • Gerry P. Smith
    Chief Executive Officer

    Gerry P. Smith was named Chief Executive Officer of Office Depot, Inc. and a Director in February 2017. Prior to joining Office Depot, Smith served as Executive Vice President of Lenovo Group Ltd. and served in a number of senior executive roles across the business. Gerry joined Lenovo in 2006 and was instrumental in the company’s growth to become the largest personal computer (PC) company. He was also a leader in building the company’s global brand recognition and expansion during the past

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  • N. David Bleisch
    Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

    N. David Bleisch was named Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for Office Depot, Inc. in September 2017. In this role, Bleisch leads the strategic direction of the legal organization and operations, as well as manages the regulatory and compliance matters for the company. Additionally, he is responsible for Human Resources, Loss Prevention, Real Estate, Construction and Aviation.

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  • Steve Calkins
    President, Business Solutions Division

    Steve Calkins was named President, Business Solutions Division for Office Depot, Inc. in May 2017. In this role, Calkins is responsible for leading the company’s B2B efforts, including the contract sales organization and the Canadian operations.

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  • Jerri DeVard
    Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer

    Jerri DeVard was named Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in January 2018. In this role, DeVard leads eCommerce and Customer Service functions as well as Marketing and Communications. She has company-wide responsibility for improving experiences along the customer journey as Office Depot creates a persistent customer-first mentality across physical and digital channels.

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  • John W. Gannfors
    Executive Vice President Transformation, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain

    John W. Gannfors was named Executive Vice President of Transformation, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain in July 2017. In this role, Gannfors is leading Office Depot’s Transformation Office, process improvement and strategic sourcing, as well as overseeing the company’s procurement and supply chain functions. Previously, Gannfors served as Executive Vice President, Transformation and Strategic Sourcing.

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  • Todd Hale
    Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

    Todd Hale was named Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in August 2016. In this role, Hale is responsible for defining the Company’s IT architecture, managing and overseeing IT projects and portfolio decisions, planning and developing applications supporting business operations, and ensuring the security of IT systems and processes. In addition, Hale leads the newly formed Enterprise Portfolio Management Office responsible for facilitating the

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  • Joe Lower
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Joe Lower was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in January 2018. In this role, Lower is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the company, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and financial reporting, as well as managing the tax, internal audit, treasury and investor relations functions.

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  • Kevin Moffitt
    Senior Vice President, Chief Retail Officer

    Kevin Moffitt was named Senior Vice President, Chief Retail Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in January 2018. In this role, Moffitt is responsible for reimagining Office Depot’s retail business and collaborating across the executive team to solidify the company’s growth strategy leveraging its retail footprint. Additionally, he is responsible for leading BizBox and developing other innovative business strategies.

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  • Janet Schijns
    Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising and Services Officer

    Janet Schijns was named Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising and Services Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in January 2018. In this role, Schijns is responsible for merchandise and services strategy across all channels creating the company’s product and services roadmaps to ensure the establishment of products and services that differentiate Office Depot. Additionally, she leads the development of merchandise pricing and positioning strategies, runs the indirect agent and VAR sales

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